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One and Done Modeling a One-Time FAFSA
(Center for American Progress, 2018-11-01)
While the FAFSA allows all students to access loans, it is particularly vital for low income students to complete the form, as it provides them with access to the federal Pell Grant. This aid, which totals $6,095 in the ...
Serving Their Share: Some Colleges Could Be Doing a Much Better Job Enrolling and Graduating Low-Income Students
(Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2015-10-01)
The report outlines ways colleges and universities can improve access and attainment for underserved students, particularly Pell Grant recipients, who come from low-income backgrounds. The report lists ten prominent public ...
Five Facts About the Proposed Student Loan Repayment System
(Center for American Progress, 2018-04-10)
Student loan borrowers may be in for a big surprise in 2019. The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) is proposing big changes to the system that allows more than 37 million borrowers to repay ...
How Congress Can Fix Student Loan Repayment
(Center for American Progress, 2019-03-01)
Students borrowed approximately $91 billion in federal loans in 2018, bringing the total outstanding loan balance to nearly $1.5 trillion. For many, college would not have been possible without such readily available ...
Lost in the Trillion
(Association of Community Colleges Trustees, 2017-05-01)
Although default rates have decreased in recent years, community colleges still struggle to keep their rates in check: 18.5 percent of borrowers from public two-year colleges default within three years compared to the ...